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Broken spark plug

How can I remove broken spark plug

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    is the plug roken off at the threaded section?

  • special1980 May 11, 2010

    is the metal broken or just the white part?

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There is a tool called an easy-out that you may be able to find at Sears, or if you know any local hardware stores go there and ask. Its basically a tapered drill bit that grips and helps you back things out. Since it is a bit and you are working with metal and an opening to the engine just be careful not to drop any metal or porcelain into the spark plug hole

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If its the porcelin only the shaft nut will work .if shaft nut is sheared then use an easy out

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